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What Happened on May 30, 1778

Article: Voltaire: Writer, Wit, Philosopher and Rebel

Famous Deaths


Person of interestVoltaire

Voltaire [Francois-Marie Arouet], French writer, philosopher and playwright (Candide), dies at 83

Enlightenment Philosopher Voltaire
Enlightenment Philosopher
Voltaire

1778 Highlights

About May 30, 1778

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 242 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini